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Ch.17_1950s_women - HUEC4072:HISTORYOFDRESS CHAPTER 17 The New Look Fashion Conformity Prevails 1947 1960 Women Dr Jenna T Kuttruff Doris Jules

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HUEC 4072:  HISTORY OF DRESS AND ADORNMENT AFTER 1700 CHAPTER 17 The New Look Fashion Conformity Prevails 1947 – 1960 Women Dr. Jenna T. Kuttruff School of Human Ecology Louisiana State University
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The New Look New Look, 1947 Dior p 12 Steele, 1997 Le Bar , 1947 The wartime styles  departed soon after  the showing of the  Dior Collection in  Spring, 1947.
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The New Look Women 1947 – 1954 (The New Look) Skirt lengths dropped sharply Shoulders had round, soft curve Two skirt silhouettes Very full skirts Pencil-slim skirts Waistline was nipped in and small Rounded curves of body were emphasized 1956 1947
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Undergarments supported this line.   Brassieres provided an uplift look. Girdles maintained a rounded hipline. Tortora 2006
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New Look Women: 1947-1954 Brassiere Right: p 82 Olian, 1992 c. 1950s 1947 Left: p46 Bressler, 1997
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A waist cinch or a  long line brassiere,  called a Merry  Widow, made the  waist smaller. Tortora 2006 1957 p 70 Olian, 2002
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A stiffly starched  or nylon petticoat  held out the full  skirt. Tortora 2006 http://www.old-fashionedgirl.com/gallery.html
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The development of  nylon and elastic  yarns revolutionized  undergarments,  providing lighter  weight garments  with good control  and greater comfort  than the corsets of  earlier decades. Tortora 2006
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With such full skirts,  coats had to be either  short, full, or long and  fitted. Tortora 2006
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New Look Women: 1947-1954 p 167 Ewing 1953
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Fath 1947 1948 New Look  De La Haye p 93; Milbank 1989 p 251
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Left, Cristobal Balenciaga Autumn/Winter 1948 Day Dress Black silk taffeta; fabric shawl-like wrap; belt as part of dress; draped skirt. Pg. 532 Right, Cristobal Balenciaga Autumn/Winter 1949 Evening Coat Purple velvet; rolled collar; gathered from front yoke; front opening with wrapped buttons. Pg. 533 New Look  Balenciaga 1948-49 Koyoto Costume Institute
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New Look  Women: 1947-1954 Ballerina (length) Many evening gowns were same length as day dresses p 91 de la Haye, 1988 1947
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Although long evening gowns were worn, most were short, strapless, and with very full skirts. Tortora 2006
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New Look Evening Gowns Tortora 2006
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Koyoto Costume Institute Robert Piguet 1950 Evening Dress Blue silk gauze printed with ribbon and dot pattern; halter neck; worn over silk faille underdress and gauze petticoat. Pg. 548 Jacques Fath c. 1953 Evening Dress White cotton pique printed with black polka dot pattern; black piping ornamentation. Pg. 549 New Look Evening Gowns Pierre Balmain Spring/Summer 1956 Evening Dress White with red poppy patterned silk taffeta chine; poppy flower pieces appliquéd on bodice; black faille belt. Pg. 547
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"Bar" suit and jacket , spring/summer 1947 Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French, founded 1947) Silk shantung Gift of Mrs. John Chambers Hughes, 1958 (CI
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course HUEC 4072 taught by Professor Kutruff during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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Ch.17_1950s_women - HUEC4072:HISTORYOFDRESS CHAPTER 17 The New Look Fashion Conformity Prevails 1947 1960 Women Dr Jenna T Kuttruff Doris Jules

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